Monday, February 8, 2021
Elizabeth Adelman (SUNY-Buffalo; Google Scholar), Karen Shephard (Pittsburgh), Richard Patti (SUNY-Buffalo) & Robert Adelman (SUNY-Buffalo; Google Scholar), Academic Law Library Director Status Since the Great Recession: Strengthened, Maintained, or Degraded?, 112 Law Libr. J. 117 (2020):
The status of the academic law library director is central to the educational mission of the law library. We collected data from 2006 to 2016 showing a 25 percent decrease in tenure-track directorships.
We also found one in four changes in directorships since 2013 resulted in the new director having a degraded status compared to her predecessor.